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Experts Seek Retraction Of Monsanto Study
2012-12-02 09:02:49

European food safety officials have condemned a controversial study that suggested genetically modified vegetables caused tumors in rats.

Drought Index Calculations Are Flawed
2012-11-18 05:54:28

Reports claiming that the climate change has caused global drought conditions to intensify over the past several decades are flawed and based on faulty calculations, according to a new study published Thursday in the journal Nature.

Continued Droughts Spell Bad News For Trees And Agriculture
2012-10-16 13:41:53

A research team, led by a University of Tennessee, Knoxville, geography professor has evidence suggesting that recent droughts could be the new normal. This is not good news for our nation's forests and agricultural lands.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.